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34 Genocides and Counting

By: Chandu Visweswariah Did he who made the Lamb make thee? In the old days, humans threatened ...

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India’s Path to Net Zero or Why You Won’t See Teslas in India Any Time Soon

By: Chandu Visweswariah In 1982, I registered for a class called “Communications Circuits” on the ...

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Is a Food Revolution Brewing?

By: Chandu Visweswariah Calling all meat eaters! Would your meat cravings ever be satisfied by ...

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Of Carbon Budgets and Roulette Wheels

By: Chandu Visweswariah The recent United Nations IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) ...

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IPCC 2021: Code Red for Humanity

By Chandu Visweswariah “There is no time for delay and no room for excuses, the report is a code ...

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Protecting the Environment by Making Your Home Green

By: Cyril Cabral Jr. How would you dress if you had to spend the day outside in Antarctica, with ...

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Make it and take it!

By: Bob DeAngelis I believe we can fix some significant environmental issues by placing ...

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A Wellness Exam for Your House – The Home Performance Audit

By: Cyril Cabral Jr. Would you skip your annual physical (wellness) exam and wait years until ...

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Biden’s Earth Shot vs. Kennedy’s Moon Shot

By: Chandu Visweswariah “We choose to go to the moon in this decade and do the other things, not ...

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The Charge of the EV’s

By: Susan Buck In April 2021, the EPA (Environmental Protection Agency) noted that 29% of U.S. ...

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Progress Rolls Like a Brick

By: Chandu Visweswariah Congratulations to all residents of the Croton Harmon School District in ...

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I’m Voting No to Proposition 1 and Yes to Propositions 2, 3 and 4 on the Croton School Ballot; Here’s Why

I am voting NO to Transportation Proposition 1 and YES to Propositions 2, 3 and 4 on the Croton ...

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An Earth Day for the Ages

By: Chandu Visweswariah No. 46 outdid himself on Earth Day 51! The publication of Rachel Carlson’s ...

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Spring into Greener Cleaning

By: Mary Ann Kelly It is spring and a perfect time to set sustainable cleaning goals! Green ...

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Save Money and Help the Croton Sustainability Committee!

By: Patty Buchanan As part of the Sustainability Committee’s efforts to win a $70,000 ...

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Our Votes? Not in a Million Years!

By: Chandu Visweswariah The Croton School District (Westchester County, New York) is placing the ...

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Why NOT to Buy Bottled Water

By: Robert DeAngelis Why not?  It’s convenient.   Why not?  Because by purchasing bottled water we ...

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What’s My T-shirt Have to do With it?

By: Leo Wiegman “Cradle to grave designs dominate modern manufacturing” architect Bill McDonough ...

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What is Climate Change All About?

By: Cyril Cabral Jr Riding a bicycle is a complex task, with many of our 600 human muscles needed ...

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Sunshine Hotels and Trillion Dollar Bubbles

By: Chandu Visweswariah Editor’s note: this blog marks the 50th piece contributed by Croton100 in ...

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The True Cost of Fast Fashion

By: Sarah Wilson Credit: textiletoday.com.bd Some aspects of our carbon footprint are easy to ...

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So Much Money and Carbon to be Saved

  By: Patty L. Buchanan Croton100 has continued with its best efforts to educate the Croton School ...

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I Beg to Disagree, Mr. Gates

By: Chandu Visweswariah Bill Gates’ book “How to Avoid a Climate Disaster” was published two weeks ...

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Horror, Despair, Hope and Action

By: Patty L. Buchanan Climate stability advocates spend a lot of time on the emotional ...

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The Impact of Our Diet on the Planet

By: Shubir Kapoor The global food system, which spreads across production and post-farm activities ...

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Where on Earth is Dot tv?

By: Leo Wiegman As one of the youngest nations on Earth, Tuvalu could be among the first ...

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Quantifying the GHG Benefit of Composting

By: Chandu Visweswariah CURE100 offers a Carbon Tracker software application that allows a ...

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Three Steps to Sustainable Home Heating

By: Bob DeAngelis Photo credit: HeatSmart Westchester For much of history, we have burned things ...

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International, National and Local Spotlights on EV Adoption

By: Patty L. Buchanan Wooohooo, my all-time favorite Super Bowl ad was released this, ...

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A Tale of Two (Local) Cities

By: Chandu Visweswariah “A Tale of Two Cities” is an 1859 historical novel by Charles Dickens, set ...

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Yorktown100 joins CURE100!

By: Mary Ann Kelly Yorktown100 is excited to announce that we have become one of four charter ...

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Presidential Inauguration Meets Climate Action: Day 1 and Beyond

By: Patty L. Buchanan January 20 was a triumphant day for climate action.  Starting with his ...

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The Confluence of Local and Global Climate Crisis Discourse

By: Patty L. Buchanan There was a recent notable confluence of local and global discourse on the ...

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Five Trends in Solar Energy for 2021 in New York State

By: Leo Weigman The massive 5,500 page COVID-19 bill that Congress approved and President Trump ...

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Don’t Waste Our Money

By: Chandu Visweswariah Now is the time to advocate for electrification of school transportation ...

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The Incumbent Mirage

By: Chandu Visweswariah This past week I received numerous holiday greetings expressing a ...

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Let’s Make Sustainable Resolutions for 2021

By: Susan B. Buck Sustainable: 1. able to continue over a period of time. 2. causing little or no ...

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Long Cold Nights of Reflection for Longer Brighter Days Ahead

By Patty L. Buchanan.  Image Credit: Kym Mackinnon, Unsplash This year-end-period with the ...

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UN Progress Report on Emissions; COVID Effects and Opportunities

By: Patty L. Buchanan The United Nations Environmental Program published a report this ...

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A Holiday Gift for our Planet – Reducing our waste

By: Shubir Kapoor The holiday season is upon us.  Especially in this year of COVID-19, many of us ...

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Innovations In Solar Technology

By: Anuj Kapoor When people think of solar power, most of the time they think of the traditional, ...

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Community Solar – What it is and how it works

By: Laura Kosbar Image Credit: Sustainable Westchester Community Solar If you live in the Town of ...

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Haudenosaunee Thanksgiving Address Greetings to the Natural World

By Patty L. Buchanan Haudenosaunee Flag; credit: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iroquois Our modern ...

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CURE100 Launched With Four Charter Chapters

By: Patty L. Buchanan The Croton100 and CURE100 Community has much to celebrate. This past week we ...

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Eating meatless while “On the Go”

By: Sarah Wilson A recent article in these pages featured the Meatless Monday movement.  Meatless ...

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“Super Power” Can Get Us to 50% GHG by 2030

By: Chandu Visweswariah  Clean Energy U Curve courtesy RethinkX Adam Dorr and Tony Seba of, ...

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Headwinds of Climate Change Resistance Were Weakened This Week

By: Patty L. Buchanan President-Elect Joe Biden has been clear and consistent throughout his ...

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Food is Medicine for Ourselves and Our Planet

By: Dhruv Gupta* Water Usage per EPA; Burger water use per Wall Street Journal, Jan.11, 2008; We ...

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Reining in the Juggernaut of Global Warming

By: Patty L. Buchanan The month of October reminds me of the need to take action urgently and ...

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The Beginning of the End of Fossil Fuels

By: Chandu Visweswariah The writing is on the wall: we are witnessing the beginning of the end of ...

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Compost: The Dirty Details

By: Nadya Hall & Phyllis Bock What is compost? Compost is made of decayed organic material and ...

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Let There Be Light: Saving Green By Going Green

By: Joel Gingold When you drive around Croton at night, the streetlights probably look pretty much ...

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How Bad Is It? How Can We Make It Better?

By: Patty L. Buchanan The climate crisis is escalating because carbon emissions from fossil fuels ...

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Your Next Car Should be an Electric Vehicle

By: Sarah Wilson When we measure the carbon footprint of an average household in Yorktown, ...

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Be Part of the Carbon Reduction Solution: Drive Electric

By: Patty L. Buchanan Image by: Driveelectricweek.org The extreme weather events roiling the, ...

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Give Carbon a Seat at the Table

By: Chandu Visweswariah We live in a topsy-turvy world. Increasingly, from world affairs to local ...

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Our House is on Fire and the School is Buying Another Gas Bus

By: Patty L. Buchanan   Here are a few of this week’s news headlines:  “The Effects of Climate ...

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Greening Our Space

By: Bill Stoiber In last year’s hit movie “Marriage Story” Adam Driver, a transplanted New ...

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Our Car Lexicon is Changing

By: Chandu Visweswariah Something profound is happening right in front of our eyes. Our very ...

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Success: Power to Croton People!

By: Patty L. Buchanan Have you heard the electrifying news?  Croton’s Community Solar Project ...

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Stepping Towards a Sustainable Lifestyle

By: Cyril Cabral Jr. It is up to all of us to take steps, no matter how small, toward making the ...

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My Sustainability Misconception

By: Jolie Wasserman* The Croton100 Carbon Tracker Increases Awareness of How Sustainably You ...

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Can your dinner tonight help save our planet?

By: Sarah Wilson Image Credit: Meatless Monday The choices we make every week and every day ...

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Beer Produced by Net Zero Energy Anyone?

By: Steve Bluestone* The process of brewing beer consumes a LOT of energy. But, if one tweaks the ...

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The Moral Imperative to Live a Negative Carbon Lifestyle

By: Chandu Visweswariah Would you knowingly harm your child? Of course not! What about your ...

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Understanding Our Carbon Budget for 1.5 Degrees C of Warming

By: Chandu Visweswariah Graphic by Prof. Rob Jackson of Stanford A very interesting paper“ ...

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Stepping towards a Better Environment – Install Rooftop Solar NOW

By: Robert DeAngelis Do you have a sunny roof?  Would you like to get 8-15% average annual return ...

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Climate Induced Migration Brings a Moral Call to Action

By: Patty L. Buchanan* Image Credit: Re-Imagining Migration.org Scientists are able to measure and ...

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Stepping towards a Better Environment – Converting to Clean Elect

By: Laura Kosbar While many of the changes you may need to make to reduce your carbon footprint & ...

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Croton100’s Growing Impact is Seeded in CURE100

By: Patty L. Buchanan Croton100 continues to grow in impact!  In addition to galvanizing our ...

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Yorktown100 plans for a greener future

By: Katherine Borchert Yorktown100, a group of Yorktown residents, aims to reduce the town’s ...

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Stepping Towards a Better Environment

By: Robert DeAngelis Let’s make the world a cleaner, safer and healthier place. Like Michael ...

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Power to the People: Community Solar Comes to Croton!

By: Leo Wiegman* What is Community Solar? Solar for the rest of us. New York State is a leader in ...

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B-20 Home Heating Oil Enters the Inflection Point Conversation

By: Sheryl Goldberg They say we’ve reached an inflection point in our society.  But what does that ...

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Onwards: The Path Forward for an Electric School Bus

By:  Patty L. Buchanan How can we be working so hard to educate the upcoming generation to take ...

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When You Save Energy, You Save Money

By Patty L. Buchanan We just took steps to reduce our energy consumption.  This means we’ll also ...

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When is the Best Time to Buy an Electric Vehicle?

By: Susan Sammon Have you noticed? There are many more electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid cars ...

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Croton100 Carbon Tracker: Peering Behind the Curtain

By: Leo Wiegman Or how I stopped worrying and learned to love my data! “If you cannot measure it, ...

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Leaning into Rapid and Unprecedented Changes

By: Patty L. Buchanan Making necessary changes in all aspects of our society to avoid catastrophic ...

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Composting 101: It’s Way Easier (and less gross) Than You Think

By: Kathleen M. Reddy-Guidry You instantly begin to reduce your carbon footprint when you start an ...

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Your Mother’s Day Good Deed: Join Electric School Bus Campaign

By: Patty L. Buchanan Today, as we pay tribute to all mothers, let us give special consideration ...

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From a Vicious Cycle to a Virtuous Cycle

By: Chandu Visweswariah The 21st century will witness a series of profound macro-economic ...

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Cut Carbon From Your Couch

By: Sheryl Goldberg I’ve been worrying about the curve for many years I even took steps to do my ...

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Earth Day in Croton 1970: Then and Now

By: Patty L. Buchanan As a life-long resident of Croton-on-Hudson, I recall with quaint amusement ...

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Leveraging the Coronavirus Carbon Dividend

By: Patty L. Buchanan In the face of unprecedented challenges, let us join together in seeing ...

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Croton100’s Progress in the Midst of the Coronavirus

By: Patty L. Buchanan Welcome to Croton100’s first blog post! Follow this page for news about ...

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